Category Archives: Craig Loebs

Mission Statement

The Exploration of Race in Sports is a blog with a US perspective concerning race within basketball, baseball, football, golf, and hockey and the audiences’ perception of how race plays a role in each of these sports. This blog means … Continue reading

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The Juice got Squeezed

Orenthal James Simpson better known as O.J. Simpson is most famous for being a star running back at the University of Southern California (USC) and in the National Football League (NFL), and for the 1995 acquittal of the murder of … Continue reading

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Stereotype Threat and Racism in Football

Allen “Al” Davis is one of the most well-known people in all of football. He was most known for being the owner and general manager of the Oakland Raiders football team. Davis grew up in an affluent Jewish neighborhood in … Continue reading

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Bear Bryant and the Color Barrier (Covert Racism)

In 1970 the University of Alabama Football team was still a segregated team situated in the heavily segregated and racist south. The teams coach Paul “Bear” Bryant was often accused of being a racist for refusing to recruiting black players … Continue reading

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